Worcester break the top-flight record

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

MOST of the Worcestershire League’s final weekend of matches went according to form as the season ended in sunshine in most places except for near-darkness at Harborne.

Challenge next season good for us: Moeen

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MOEEN Ali insists Worcestershire will reap the benefit of their squad “becoming better players” no matter what the outcome of being back in LV= County Championship Division One next season.

Worcester Warriors must get used to favourites' tag, says two-try Charlie Mulchrone

Evesham Journal:

8:20pm Sunday 14th September 2014

The 25-year-old injected some life into a stumbling and error-strewn Warriors performance against a spirited Moseley, who had 13 men on the pitch at one point in the second-half.

Bring on Division One — Leatherdale

Evesham Journal: CHANGING OF THE ROYALS GUARD: David Leatherdale.

7:56pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CHIEF executive David Leatherdale believes Worcestershire are now in a “stronger position” to deal with the challenge of trying to stay in LV= County Championship Division One after gaining promotion.

Promotion for Worcestershire cricketers

Evesham Journal:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE secured their fifth promotion in 12 seasons on the back of a stunning all-round performance by Jack Shantry in the LV= County Championship at New Road.

Moeen given contract by England

Evesham Journal:

1:08pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MOEEN Ali has become the first Worcestershire player to be awarded a central contract by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Ton-up Shantry gives Worcestershire victory hope

Evesham Journal:

6:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

JACK Shantry scored a stunning maiden first-class century to help revive Worcestershire’s hopes in the LV= County Championship clash with Surrey at New Road.

Gloucestershire's Gidman signs New Road deal

Evesham Journal:

6:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have bolstered their squad by signing experienced batsman Alex Gidman from Gloucestershire on a two-year contract.

Worcestershire facing uphill task against Surrey

Evesham Journal:

7:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE trailed promotion rivals Surrey by 134 runs at the end of the first innings of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at New Road.

Fourth drop in a row for Evesham CC

Evesham Journal:

11:54am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TROUBLED Evesham suffered a fourth consecutive relegation after finishing bottom of Worcestershire Cricket League Division One.

Eager Keen trapped on 99 in big win

Evesham Journal:

11:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

ADLESTROP moved past Stow-on-the-Wold into second place after finishing their Cotswold District Cricket Association League Division One fixtures.

Leach to the rescue after Worcestershire struggle for runs

Evesham Journal:

8:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE endured another testing day in what has become a challenging finale to their LV= County Championship promotion bid as they were dismissed for 272 by Surrey at New Road.

Former Worcestershire spinner Saeed Ajmal suspended by International Cricket Council over illegal bowling action

Evesham Journal: File photo dated 17/09/2010 of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 3, 2013. Ajmal touched down in England as the leading wicket-taker in ODI cricket this year, taking 19 wickets at 18.63 in nine matches. See PA sto

11:36am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Ajmal finished his spell with Worcestershire with 63 wickets in nine LV= County Championship Division Two matches.

Moeen back to lift promotion chances

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE embark on their final New Road match of the season against Surrey today (10.30am) as they seek to clinch promotion from LV= County Championship Division Two.

Worcester can set new record in taking the title after victory

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE League Division One champions Worcester can win the title by a new record margin on Saturday.

County finale getting nervy

Evesham Journal:

3:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE climax to Worcestershire’s 2014 campaign is beginning to turn into a rather tense affair.

Champions finish with another win

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

COTSWOLD Hills Cricket League Premier Division champions Shipston-on-Stour ended a superb season on a winning note.

County's lead at the top cut to seven points

Evesham Journal:

5:57pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S lead at the top of Division Two of the LV County Championship was reduced to seven points after they suffered a 138-run defeat against Derbyshire at Derby.

Trio commit futures to County

Evesham Journal:

10:35am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE Worcestershire trio of Shaaiq Choudhry, Brett D'Oliveira and England Under 19s all-rounder Ed Barnard have all signed new contracts.

County struggle despite determined innings

Evesham Journal:

6:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE were indebted to a determined innings from skipper Daryl Mitchell and Tom Fell but still face an uphill battle during the final two days of the LV = County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

Worcester are the champions despite rare defeat to rivals

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORCESTER have been crowned Worcestershire League Division One champions, securing their return to the Birmingham League for the first time in a decade.

Moeen in England T20 squad for India clash

Evesham Journal:

6:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE'S Moeen Ali has been included in the England squad for the NatWest International T20 match against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.

Morris reaches season milestone as County pursue title

Evesham Journal:

6:25pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE paceman Charlie Morris reached 50 first-class wickets for the season after an impressive display on the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash at Derbyshire.

England under 19 ace extends his New Road contract

Evesham Journal:

10:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

ENGLAND Under 19 wicketkeeper Joe Clarke has signed a contract extension with Worcestershire until the end of the 2016 season.

Whiteley and Dolly called up by Worcestershire

Evesham Journal:

4:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-man squad for the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Derbyshire at Derby starting tomorrow.

Keeper Cox says only title will do for County

Evesham Journal:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

WICKETKEEPER Ben Cox insists Worcestershire are focused on finishing as LV= County Championship Division Two championS and do not want to settle for being promoted as runners-up.

Weather the only winner in title race

Evesham Journal:

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TO be a cricketer during a typical English summer, you need the patience of a saint.

‘Pepsi’ signs new contract

Evesham Journal:

5:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE batsman Tom Kohler-Cadmore has boosted the New Road club by agreeing to extend his contract until the end of the 2016 season.

McClenaghan stays until end of the season

Evesham Journal:

9:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE have been given permission by New Zealand Cricket to extend paceman Mitchell McClenaghan’s spell at New Road through to the end of the season.

Worcester closing in on championship glory

Evesham Journal:

12:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE return of win or lose and no draw in the top divisions was greeted by some dodgy weather as the calculators whirred into action for reduced targets.

Andrew waiting on scan to assess his injury progress

Evesham Journal:

9:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Gareth Andrew is undergoing a spell of strengthening and conditioning work before having a scan to determine the progress he has made in recovering from his back problem.

Kiwi ace Munro happy to make a Rapid New Road return

Evesham Journal:

10:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

COLIN Munro has admitted his spell with Worcestershire was “an awesome experience” and he is keen to return for another spell at New Road should the club decide they want his services.

Shipston poised to claim the title

Evesham Journal:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

SHIPSTON-on-Stour can clinch the John Shepherd Cotswold Hills Cricket League Premier Division title this weekend.

Cox commits future to County

Evesham Journal:

1:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE wicketkeeper Ben Cox has signed a new two-year contract with the LV= County Championship Division Two leaders.

Former New Road groundsman Prosser dies aged 82

Evesham Journal:

11:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

GORDON Prosser, former head groundsman of Worcestershire County Cricket Club, has died at the age of 82.

Rhodes hands his players some much-needed time off

Evesham Journal:

10:21am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes is to give his players time off to recharge their batteries ahead of the finale of the push to gain promotion to Division One of the LV= County Championship.

Worcester stay top after Pedmore win

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

WORCESTER maintained their grip on the Worcestershire Cricket League Division One title race with an emphatic seven wickets win over Pedmore.

Fell agrees new County deal

Evesham Journal:

10:23am Monday 18th August 2014

TOM Fell has become the latest Worcestershire player to commit his future to the County after signing a two-year contract.

County need early wickets after visitors gain upper hand

Evesham Journal:

6:57pm Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE will look to bounce back with early wickets tomorrow after Gloucestershire enjoyed the better of the opening day of the LV= County Championship clash.

County duo sign new contracts

Evesham Journal:

11:38am Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE all-rounder Joe Leach and paceman Chris Russell have signed new two-year contracts with the County.

Rhodes: Players won't get carried away in title quest

Evesham Journal:

11:10am Friday 15th August 2014

WORCESTER director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 12-strong squad for today's LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Gloucestershire at New Road (11am).

Worcestershire switch attention back to title bid

Evesham Journal:

6:51pm Thursday 14th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE bowed out of the Royal London One-Day Cup when beaten by 16 runs at Leicestershire Foxes under the Duckworth-Lewis system.

The magical rise of Moeen

Evesham Journal:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

MOEEN Ali’s rise to prominence for England this summer has been nothing short of remarkable.

County chasing vital victory in last-eight bid

Evesham Journal:

7:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE need to defeat Leicestershire at Grace Road tomorrow (10.30am) to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup after going down to Gloucestershire by five wickets at New Road.

Russell back in mix for vital derby encounter

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

PACEMAN Chris Russell has been added to the Worcestershire squad for today’s crucial Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Gloucestershire at New Road (10.30am).

County endure frustrating day of rain at Hampshire

Evesham Journal:

9:26pm Monday 11th August 2014

ONLY 25 balls were possible at the Ageas Bowl where Hampshire quickly rattled up 42-0 against Worcestershire in a match eventually abandoned due to heavy showers.

Worcester closing in on Birmingham League return

Evesham Journal:

2:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

THREE straight wins for Worcester and poor results for Pershore mean the city side lead Worcestershire League Division One by 67 points.

Boss praises stunning one-day success

Evesham Journal:

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

DIRECTOR of cricket Steve Rhodes hailed Worcestershire’s record-breaking batting display when beating Lancashire by seven wickets in the Royal London One-Day Cup at New Road.

Oliver left out while duo return for County

Evesham Journal:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

TOM Kohler-Cadmore and Shaaiq Choudhry return to the Worcestershire squad for today’s Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl (2pm).

Worcestershire in record-breaking successful run chase

Evesham Journal:

7:19pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE kept alive their hopes of progressing in the Royal London One-Day Cup in a record-breaking rush to beat Lancashire by seven wickets at New Road.






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